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The Conservator-Restorer profession at the NACE Codes: a proposal

We are glad to share with the Conservator-Restorers community this E.C.C.O.s publication based on the Working Group NACE, and their development since...

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European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019: Winners announced

E.C.C.O. is very pleased to share with the Conservator-Restorers community the European Heritage Awards, by Europa Nostra. Congratulations to the...

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European Quality Principles for EU-funded Interventions with Potential Impact upon Cultural Heritage

E.C.C.O.'s President Susan Corr was in Venice to speak in Panel 3 "Drivers of Quality", at the conference "Cherishing Heritage - Quality principles...

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Sign ARP’s petition on the legal recognition of the Conservator-Restorer within the national legal framework for Heritage

Safeguarding cultural heritage trough technical quality of Conservation-restoration interventions

To: Your Excellency the Minister of Culture, Your...

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EU investment in Cultural Heritage 2014-2020

In the period 2014-2020 support to culture and heritage is mainly through actions funding the protection, development and promotion of public cultural...

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Declaration adopted during the informal meeting of European Union Member State ministers responsible for Cultural and European Affairs (Paris, 3 May 2019)

The Participants, gathered at the informal meeting of European Union Member State ministers responsible for Culture and ministers ...

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European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage

The European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage aims to capture and scale-up the success of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The...

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Notre Dame du Paris: Intangible qualities and emotional significance. E.C.C.O.s Statement (II)

Our heritage locates us in the world and speaks to quality of life issues, it does require investment, maintenance and upkeep, yet, the returns are...

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Notre Dame du Paris, a catastrophe: E.C.C.O.s Statement (I)

Members of the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers' Organisations express their sorrow at the damage by fire to the cathedral of Notre...

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OMC on Heritage Professions at the Closing Conference of the EYCH22018, Viena 7th December 2018

We are pleased to share to the Conservator-Restorers community the Executive Summary of the OMC on Skills, Training and Knowledge transfer in heritage...

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Call for papers Conservation 360º

The new collection Conservation 360º is a series of multi- and interdisciplinary books on current themes in the field of Conservation of Cultural Heritage. Each book will provide a general overview of the state of the art, research and concepts in the field of the preservation of cultural heritage aimed at professionals of conservation-restoration, scientists, art historians, archaeologists, technicians and students.

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